COVID-19 Wellness Programming and Resources

Below are resources for you and your family to take advantage of during the COVID-19 pandemic in order to alleviate anxiety, stay connected and manage your well-being across all dimensions of wellness. We will continue to populate this page as we learn about additional resources or more come available!

For the most up-to-date information regarding the coronavirus pandemic, visit your state's Department of Health or visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For the Ohio State community, visit the Wexner Medical Center.

For ways to keep you and your family well and strong, visit the stay safe, remain active and keep well page.

Wellness Programming

Virtual Group Fitness Classes

Join Buckeye Wellness for 60-minute workouts during the week. All classes will be held on a virtual platform.

Rejuvenate and Renew: Part V of the Stay Calm and Well Webinar Series

Focus on the strategies and best practices you need to rejuvenate and refresh after a difficult 18 months.

Stay Calm and Well Series

Stay Calm and Well Series Webinar Series Part I

This eight-week online series will help you build knowledge and skills to sustain well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stay Calm and Well Series Webinar Series Part II

This six-week series will help equip you with evidence-based strategies to build important skills to sustain well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stay Calm and Well Series Webinar Series Part III

This six-week series will help adopt evidence-based strategies and practice skills to beat the winter blues.

Stay Calm and Well Series Webinar Part IV

Learn strategies and practice skills to improve your overall health and well-being as we begin to transition into the spring and summer months.

Key Strategies for Staying Calm

(45 Minutes) Allaying Anxiety in Your Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Recorded Webinars

COVID-19 Bringing Work Home

(25 Minutes) Learn how to manage working from home and the isolation of quarantine.

Coronavirus: Coping Strategies to Support Calm

(25 Minutes) Quick tips on how to stay calm during this stressful time.

Strategies for Addressing Anxiety

(18 Minutes) Learn the signs of anxiety, how to manage thought patterns and find resources to help.

Coping Strategies

Daily Boost Support Group Sessions

The Stress, Trauma And Resilience (STAR) program is offering healthcare professionals free, daily, virtual support groups.

How to Cope with COVID-19 Stress

Utilize stress management and self-care strategies to help you cope.

Healthy Coping Strategies

An outbreak like this can be traumatizing. Learn tips and strategies for overcoming trauma.

Six Tips for Coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic

Six tips for coping with the pandemic and helping to prevent the spread of the virus.

Calm is Contagious

Coping strategies in the moment to get you through. Learn how to become aware of the signs of stress.

General Stress Reduction Strategies

JustBreathe Resource Center

Learn about why breathing matters, how to take healing breaths, practice techniques and more.

Mental Health and Psychosocial Considerations

The World Health Organization outlines potential concerns for health care providers, caregivers, people in isolation and others.

How to Reduce Stress During Uncertain Times

Tips for what to do and how to obtain support for medical center employees.

10 Practical Tips to Ease your Fears

Learn how mindfulness might be able to ease your fear as well as 10 practical tips to cope.

Mindfulness Practices During COVID-19

Mindfulness Audios

Download to your phone or computer for a quick and easy way to relax no matter where you are.

Walking Mindfulness

This guided 15-minute practice will help you get started in the daily practice of mindful walking.

Resources for your Family

Tips for Reducing Stress in Yourself and Others

Help yourself and others cope to make your community stronger

Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine and Isolation

This tip sheet describes feelings and thoughts you may have during and after social distancing, quarantine and isolation.

How to Talk to Your Children

Learn how to ease their anxiety in your children during this stressful situation and teach them how to properly wear a mask. 

Pregnancy and COVID-19

Visit the CDC resource center to learn about the facts for expecting mothers and the coronavirus.

Ohio State Faculty and Staff

For additional resources available to all benefits-eligible faculty and staff through Ohio State's Employee Assistance Program, please visit our website.